Larry Knopp is featured Oct. 28 at the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra's Surrey Nights season opening concert.

VSO’s Surrey Nights concert series begins

Vancouver Bach Choir helps kick off season at Bell Performing Arts Centre Oct. 28.

The Vancouver Symphony Orchestra’s popular Surrey Nights Series gets under way this year on Oct. 28 at the Bell Performing Arts Centre

Music by Haydn, Mozart and Poulenc will be on the programme. Soloists will be VSO principal trumpet Larry Knopp in a Haydn Trumpet Concerto, and Leslie Ann Bradley, soprano, who will be the soloist in Poulenc’s dazzling “Gloria.” She will be on stage with a rare visit to Surrey by the 150-voice Vancouver Bach Choir (directed by Leslie Dala).

The concert will be led by British conductor Simon Wright, who is a renowned choral specialist.

Some tickets will be available at the door. To reserve, call the Bell Centre at 604-507-6355 or Vancouver Symphony at 604-876-3434. Or purchase online at

The concert starts at 8 p.m. The Bell Centre is located at 6250 144 St.

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